9 Productivity Tools You Must Have On Your Home Office or Study Desk

Whether you’re a work-at-home mom who’s looking for a little more organization in your life, or a college student looking to be a little more productive when not in the library, these are the most vital at-home desk essentials for productive study sessions and effective work habits.

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How To Ace Your College English Class

English is a particularly tricky subject, especially if you’re more of a science or math-y person. But don’t let this required general ed course be the bane of your GPA. If reading and writing aren’t your thing, or that 500-word essay is keeping you up all night—let me (the English major, total book nerd, and professional writer) help you out with some ways to overcome college English.

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The College Girls’ Start of the Semester Checklist

The semester is beginning yet again, ladies, and it’s never too late (or too early) to prepare—with the help of the very best college bloggers on the web. Luckily, all of our very best college-prep articles are in one spot for you to reference—so what are you waiting for? Start checking these things off your to-do list!

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13 Essential School Supplies for College

If you’re one of the over 20 million students heading to college this fall, it’s time to prepare for the coming semester—first, by purchasing school supplies! If you’re looking for inspiration and advice on what to buy for the upcoming semester, you’ve come to the right place.

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5 Steps to Setting Up Your Planner for the New School Year

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I can’t believe that it’s already time for back to school. It seems like just yesterday we were counting down the days to summer, and now we’re ready to go back to college – ah, time flies.

With the arrival of the new school year comes the season of preparation – and if you’re anything like me, you want to be as prepared as humanly possible for the start of classes.

Staying organized from August to May starts with the use of a planner, and if you’re ready to get yours all set up for the first day, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to get your agenda first-day ready in five easy steps.

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Paper Planners & Post-Its: Staying Organized in College WITHOUT Technology

Since I started school, the world has moved on from paper agendas and post-it notes. We now depend on to-do list apps, electronic notes, and spreadsheets to remind us of what needs to be done. Don’t get me wrong: I love my due date spreadsheet on my MacBook, but there is something to be said about the paper method – it can really be a lifesaver at times. If you’re like me, and sometimes need a breather from all the technology, try using these two real-paper products to keep everything organized.

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Stay Organized With My Due Date Spreadsheet [+FREE Printable!]

It is crucial to start the semester strong with a consistent method of tracking assignments—whether you choose to do this via paper planner or using technology. If you’re leaning toward techno-organization, my due date spreadsheet might be exactly what you need to boost your grades and alleviate your stress!

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